Mount Aloysius College is a Catholic, private college in Cresson, Pennsylvania, United States. It is a liberal arts college that awards bachelor’s, associate’s, and master’s degrees in the arts and sciences fields. The undergraduate enrollment totals approximately 2000 students.
Mount Aloysius College was established in 1853 by a small community of sisters from the Sisters of Mercy, during which time St. Aloysius Academy was constructed. The Academy became Mount Aloysius Junior College in 1939, and later became Mount Aloysius College in 1991 after amending its charter to allow the conferment of bachelor degrees.
Mount Aloysius is located on a rural 193 acre (0.78 km2) campus in the Allegheny Mountains region of west-central Pennsylvania. Mount Aloysius’ 12 sports teams compete in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference of the NCAA Division III.
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